35th APACRS Annual Meeting Final Program

DAY 1 | MASTERCLASSES (MC5) MASTERING REFRACTIVE SURGERY COMPLICATIONS Thursday, 8 June 2023 • 11:00 – 12:30hrs • Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore Refractive surgery complications are uncommon and often occur unexpectedly. Proper management will help achieve safe and optimal outcomes for patients to meet the ever increasing standards expected in refractive surgery. This MasterClass will provide pearls on the prevention and management of complications in corneal refractive surgical procedures including LASIK, surface ablations, and SMILE. It will also cover the finer points in the handling of unhappy and difficult patients. Course Director: Cordelia CHAN, Singapore TIME PRESENTATION TOPIC SPEAKER 11:00 - 11:05hrs MC5-1 Introduction and Handling Difficult Patients in Refractive Surgery Cordelia CHAN Singapore 11:05 - 11:25hrs MC5-2 Managing Complications of SMILE Sri GANESH India 11:25 - 11:45hrs MC5-3 Preventing and Managing Surprises Following Surface Ablation Procedures Myoung Joon KIM South Korea 11:45 - 12:05hrs MC5-4 How to Safely Manage Intraoperative LASIK Complications John CHANG Hong Kong SAR, China 12:05 - 12:25hrs MC5-5 The LASIK Flap: Tears, striae, epithelial ingrowth, and more Cordelia CHAN Singapore 12:25 - 12:30hrs Question and Answer 43